Workshop Python: programming for beginners

Date(s) - 04/12/2018
18:00 - 21:00


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‘Programming is the closest thing we have to a superpower’ – Andrew Houston, creator of Dropbox

The world is moving forward, driven by technological development and innovation process, and every day people overcome challenges that were deemed insurmountable. The center stage of the future is reserved for those who have mastered the art of computer programming. Your success is in your hands, and what is a better starting point than learning Python – the fastest-growing major programming language? Simple and easily comprehensible, Python is great for beginners. At the same time, its powerful and far-reaching nature makes it the glue language of programming. Python is universal and works on numerous platforms without additional charges.

On Tuesday December 4th at 6 PM, Dr. M. G. R. Vogelaar – head of computer group at Kapteyn Astronomical Institute – will introduce you to the world of Python by giving a practical workshop with a focus on problem-solving. Do not miss out on a great opportunity to push the frontiers of your capabilities!

The workshop will take place at Kapteyn Institute at Virgo cluster (room 142), Landleven 12 Building 5419, entrance Kapteyn/SRON. Students are advised to bring a USB-stick.

The event is FREE and open to everyone, but registration is required! Register here

(number of available spots is limited)

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